White beach. Clear blue water. Quiet. Overwater bungalows. You get the picture. Heaven on Earth. Tahiti.
Great Barrier Island is the largest and most seaward of the Hauraki Gulf islands.
The Cavalli Islands lie off the coast of Matauri Bay. The main island, Motukawanui, is a nature reserve with a walking track.
A 10 minute flight from Tauranga, Motiti Island is a paradise for diving, fishing, swimming and snorkelling.
Matakana Island is a blend of different landscapes - white sand surf beach, pine forest, farmland and tranquil harbour.
It's not so easy to get to them, but once you've arrived you'll see it was worth it: breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, secluded beaches and hidden lagoons.
An island blessed with lush landscapes, amazing corals, rain forests and an abundance of waterfalls.
Discovered in 1770 by captain James Cook, the island was named in the honor of the prehistoric inhabitants, the one meter long Monitor Lizard.
Byron Bay is famed worldwide for its surfing beaches, scuba diving, whale watching, rural beauty and a laid back lifestyle.
The 'capital' of the Gold Coast, and one of the largest tourist destinations in Australia.
Pauanui is a holiday resort town on the Coromandel Peninsula with white sandy beaches and forested hills.
The bays and beaches are the primary attraction on Rottnest, featuring excellent reefs and caves, for swimming, snorkeling and diving.
Scuba diving in Rangiroa, French Polynesia is breathtakingly fabulous, with dolphins, sharks, manta rays, turtles.